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Organisation description Where the organisation operates Who the organisation is for The organisation's themes
Farnworth Performing Arts Company

We stage plays, pantomimes and musicals each year at various venues around Bolton. We also have a choir that sings at venues including sheltered housing, retirement homes, church halls and restaurants.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton Young people (aged 13-25), Parents/Single Parents, Families (Parents and Children Together), Men and Women, Older people, People with physical disabilities, People identifying as LGBTQ+, People from minority ethnic communities, Service and ex-service people, People experiencing Unemployment Being Included/Social Inclusion, Emotional Wellbeing, Equality and Diversity, Keeping Active and Involved, Leisure and Hobbies, Music, Physical Activity, The Arts/Arts and Crafts
Farnworth Social Circle Cricket Club

Family orientated cricket club
3 senior teams , 7 junior teams from 5-18 yr old
2 rounders teams
2 table tennis teams
dart and dominoes

Farnworth & Kearsley Young Children (aged 0 -12), , People identifying as LGBTQ+, People from minority ethnic communities, People experiencing mental health issues, Only Women, Only Men, Young people (aged 13-25) Physical Activity
Farnworth UCAN User Group (FUUG)

To contribute to the sustainability of the Farnworth UCAN centre by engaging residents and supporting projects which strengthen community spirit and promotes community cohesion. The FUUG usually meet every 12 weeks on a Thursday at the Farnworth UCAN centre.

Farnworth & Kearsley All Ageing Well, Alcohol and Substance Misuse, Asylum Support, Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Domestic Abuse and Violence, Education and Personal Development, Emotional Wellbeing, Equality and Diversity, Faith and Faith Communities, Financial Wellbeing/Debt, Food and Essential Items, Health, Housing and Homelessness, Keeping Active and Involved, Mental Wellbeing, Play and Children's Activities, Relieving Poverty, Support for People with Physical Disabilities, Supporting Public Services, Supporting Victims of Crime, The Arts/Arts and Crafts, Unemployment/Employment
Friends Of Queens Park

Friends of Queens Park is an independent body of local residents and park users, working closely with Bolton Council on subjects concerning the maintenance and development of the park. Also to promote wide range events and initiatives, including health and fitness related activities, the arts and environmental issues.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton All Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Environmental Protection or Improvement, Equality and Diversity, Health, Keeping Active and Involved, Physical Activity, Support for People with Physical Disabilities, The Arts/Arts and Crafts
Gateway Support Group

To advance the education and training of those granted refugee status and their dependents in need thereof in the Borough of Bolton so as to advance them in life and assist them to adapt within a new community. To help develop the capacity and skills of refugees and asylum seekers in the borough in such a way that they are better able to identify and help meet their needs and to participate more fully in society.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton People from minority ethnic communities, Refugees and asylum seekers Asylum Support, Being Included/Social Inclusion, Education and Personal Development, Keeping Active and Involved, Play and Children's Activities, Unemployment/Employment
George House Trust

George House Trust provides support services to people living with HIV, their carers, partners and families. Their comprehensive range of services includes the following:
• One to one support
• Volunteer support
• Advice and advocacy
• Information
• Support groups
• Events and courses
• Support for carers and children
• Financial support

Greater Manchester, Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton All Being Included/Social Inclusion, Emotional Wellbeing, Health
Grace Church

As a church community we offer a number of groups as well as our Sunday services. We have a baby & toddler group, a senior citizens group (that includes chair based exercises) and a youth group. We run Lifeskills courses twice a year. We also hire out our building to local community groups.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton All Ageing Well, Faith and Faith Communities, Play and Children's Activities
Greater Manchester Chamber Communities Foundation

Greater Manchester Chamber Communities Foundation (GMCCF) supports the prevention of poverty in Greater Manchester by providing services to individuals and communities in need or charities or other organisations working to prevent poverty in Greater Manchester. We provide facilities to the residents of Greater Manchester in the interests of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the objective of improving the conditions of life for the residents of Greater Manchester.
Our vision is one of happy and safe communities where no one is isolated, left out, vulnerable or unable to fulfill their potential due to their adverse social or economic conditions. We want communities where people are treated the same and feel able to contribute to help make their community a better place to live. Our mission is to help individuals and communities in poverty or at risk of being in poverty get access to services, which help them create a future that is safe, fair and free from poverty. We will also provide facilities to individuals, which provide community-based recreation and leisure actives, helping to improve the conditions of life for our residents. Our social mission is to collaborate with charities and other organisations to collectively assist in the delivery of services to help prevent poverty in Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester, Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton All, People from minority ethnic communities Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Equality and Diversity, Relieving Poverty
Grosvenor Estate Residents Association

Residents Association

Farnworth & Kearsley All Ageing Well, Emotional Wellbeing, Physical Activity, Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Digital inclusion, Domestic Abuse and Violence, Education and Personal Development, Environmental Protection or Improvement, Equality and Diversity, Food and Essential Items, Health, Housing and Homelessness, Human Rights, Keeping Active and Involved, Leisure and Hobbies, Mental Wellbeing, Music, Support for People with Learning Disabilities, Support for People with Physical Disabilities, Supporting Public Services, Unemployment/Employment
Grosvenor Nursery School

We are an Outstanding community nursery school offering funded nursery education for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years. We offer childcare for babies from 6 weeks old, wrap around care, holiday care and up to 30 hours funded childcare for eligible working parents of 3-4 year-olds.

We have extensive and well-established school grounds which offer many opportunities for community use. We also have a large hall and meeting room available.

Farnworth & Kearsley Young Children (aged 0 -12) Education and Personal Development, , , , The Arts/Arts and Crafts
Group Analysis North (GAN)

Group Analysis North is a registered charity and it offers training in and activities which support group psychotherapy and group analysis. The training is in 4 levels, basic, Foundation, Diploma and Qualifying. GAN also supports local voluntary organisations by offering free places on its course for those organisations which meet the criteria.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton Parents/Single Parents, Men and Women, Older people, People experiencing mental health issues, Carers Education and Personal Development, Emotional Wellbeing, Health, Mental Wellbeing
Healthwatch Bolton

We have been set up by the government which means we are a statutory body. We listen to the experiences of health and care services from the whole community with the aim of providing a voice for people to have their say. The aim is to ensure people’s voices are heard by those providing and making decisions about local health and care services.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton All Emotional Wellbeing, Equality and Diversity, Faith and Faith Communities, Health, Mental Wellbeing
Highfield Hall Community Association

Highfield Hall is a community centre which provides rooms for hire. At present we hire to a nursery, art group, karate, weightwatchers etc as well as for priviate functions.
Meetings are the last Monday of each month at 7.30pm.

Farnworth & Kearsley All
Home Instead Senior Care

Home Instead is a provider of premium quality support at home, primarily for older people. These services include companionship, home help, personal care and dementia care. We also provide extended levels of care such as 24 hour and Live In Care.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton Men and Women, Older people, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People experiencing mental health issues, Carers, People identifying as LGBTQ+, People from minority ethnic communities, Service and ex-service people Ageing Well, Emotional Wellbeing, Food and Essential Items, Health, Mental Wellbeing, Physical Activity, Saving Life, Support for People with Learning Disabilities, Support for People with Physical Disabilities, Supporting Public Services
Home-Start Host (Bolton Babies in Mind)

The perinatal mental health support groups are a place for families with children aged 0-2 to build on their relationship with each other in a nurturing, encouraging environment.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley Young Children (aged 0 -12), Parents/Single Parents, Families (Parents and Children Together) Mental Wellbeing
Home-Start HOST (HOST)

We support families with young children, helping parents cope with challenges and nurturing their strength and confidence to give their children the best start in life.

Our staff and volunteers support families with children under 5, who may be facing varied challenges, which may include mental or physical health challenges, financial difficulties, postnatal depression or multiple births.

Greater Manchester, Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton Families (Parents and Children Together) Being Included/Social Inclusion, Emotional Wellbeing, Play and Children's Activities
Inspire: Serving Your Community (Inspire SYC)

Inspire SYC aims to empower of people living in Bolton to live better and
healthier lifestyles and to help them get quality support where necessary
by providing support groups, activities, and aid. The development of
people, particularly BAME communities and younger people is achieved
by training workshops, sports, arts, mentoring and community
development/cohesion projects.
The wider community is supported through distribution of food and
essential items to the less fortunate and to the elderly alongside
organising community cohesion activities which involve larger group
cohorts.
Inspire SYC further strives to identify and tackle inequalities, represent
and work for people who are living in deprived communities. It enables
said people to participate in their healthcare; make safe and informed
career choices and to give confidence and empowerment through
various mediums such as training, mentoring and the arts.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton Young Children (aged 0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25), Looked-After Children and Young People, Families (Parents and Children Together), Men and Women, Older people, People experiencing mental health issues, People from minority ethnic communities Alcohol and Substance Misuse, Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Education and Personal Development, Faith and Faith Communities, Food and Essential Items, Health, Keeping Active and Involved, Leisure and Hobbies, Mental Wellbeing, Physical Activity, Play and Children's Activities, Sport
JIGSAW - Bolton Stroke Group

Jigsaw is a self-help group, to help stroke survivors and their carers adjust to life after a stroke.
The objectives of Jigsaw are:-
* To help stroke survivors regain confidence and self-esteem
* To aid socialisation
* To support and advise other stroke survivors

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton Men and Women, People with physical disabilities, Carers Being Included/Social Inclusion, Emotional Wellbeing
Justicia, Bolton's Fair Trade Shop

Justicia is a not for profit social enterprise with a shop staffed by volunteers selling fair trade goods. We promote fair trade by taking goods to interested group and giving talks or school assemblies as appropriate. We have volunteering opportunities for those seeking to get back into the workplace.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton All Being Included/Social Inclusion, Environmental Protection or Improvement, Relieving Poverty, Unemployment/Employment
Kearsley Youth Brass Band

Kearsley Youth Brass Band is an organisation in Bolton that provides excellent opportunities for people to learn a brass instrument, play as part of a band and meet new friends...completely free of charge! We meet at Kearsley Mount Methodist Church on a Tuesday evening. The Kearsley Training Band meets 5pm-6pm, where you’ll be provided with an instrument and tuition free of charge. Once you’ve got to know your way around the instrument a little, you can move up to the youth band, which runs from 6.30pm-8.15pm, also on Tuesday evenings. Kearsley Youth Brass Band plays lots of concerts around the community, as well as undertaking bigger projects, like our recent tour to Anglesey.

No experience needed – just come along on a Tuesday evening at 5pm and try it out!
KYBB is open to all, regardless of the name. There’s no age limit on music!

Farnworth & Kearsley Young people (aged 13-25) The Arts/Arts and Crafts
Kingdom Fellowship (KF)

Kingdom Fellowship is a Christian church that supports people from all backgrounds in the community. Our focus is on supporting the physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of people of Bolton.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton All Ageing Well, Alcohol and Substance Misuse, Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Domestic Abuse and Violence, Emotional Wellbeing, Equality and Diversity, Faith and Faith Communities, Mental Wellbeing
Kingdom Palace Outreach

(1) To advance the Christian religion in accordance with tenets and belief of the Church by propagating the Gospel of Jesus Christ and proclaiming the Kingdom of God.
(2) To advance education with Christian principles.
(3) To relieve poverty by the provision of promoting any charitable purpose for the benefit of the people in the local community by necessitous circumstances by reason of the homelessness and economic circumstances and to advance the education of such people by the provision of training in life skills.

Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton Young Children (aged 0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25), Parents/Single Parents, Men and Women, People from minority ethnic communities, People experiencing Unemployment, People experiencing Homelessness, People experiencing housing issues, Victims / survivors of crime, People affected by Domestic Abuse and Violence Education and Personal Development, Equality and Diversity, Food and Essential Items, Physical Activity, Saving Life, Support for People with Learning Disabilities, Supporting Public Services, Unemployment/Employment
KRIMMZ Girls Youth Club

To further provisions and resources for young girls, in particular from ethnic minority backgrounds residing in Bolton - through a youth club setting.
Promotion of social welfare and inclusion, providing recreational and leisure time activities

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton Young Children (aged 0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25), Children with Additional Needs, Only Women, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People experiencing mental health issues, People from minority ethnic communities Alcohol and Substance Misuse, Being Included/Social Inclusion, Citizenship/Community Development, Domestic Abuse and Violence, Education and Personal Development, Emotional Wellbeing, Environmental Protection or Improvement, Equality and Diversity, Faith and Faith Communities, Health, Housing and Homelessness, Human Rights, Keeping Active and Involved, Leisure and Hobbies, Mental Wellbeing, Physical Activity, Play and Children's Activities, Reconciliation, Relieving Poverty, Saving Life, Science and Technology, Sport, Support for People with Learning Disabilities, Support for People with Physical Disabilities, Supporting Public Services, Supporting Victims of Crime, The Arts/Arts and Crafts, Transport, Unemployment/Employment
Lagan's Foundation

Lagan’s Foundation bridges the gap between hospital and home by providing support, respite and home care to families of children and young people aged 0-19 with complex health needs, specialising in heart defects and feeding issues.

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton Young Children (aged 0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25), Children with Additional Needs, Families (Parents and Children Together), Carers Being Included/Social Inclusion, Health, Support for People with Learning Disabilities, Support for People with Physical Disabilities
Little Bats Learning C.I.C.

We aim to increase community capacity, mental wellbeing, nature connection and holistic development to the community of East Bolton and beyond, through the provision of quality Forest School programmes to those would ordinarily have barriers to accessing them. These can be financial, mental, language and cultural barriers. We work primarily with children and families, in many settings, to ensure access to the benefits of Forest School, and others who work with children and young people.

Unsure, Breightmet & Little Lever, Halliwell & Crompton, Farnworth & Kearsley Young Children (aged 0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25), Looked-After Children and Young People, Children with Additional Needs, Parents/Single Parents, Families (Parents and Children Together), Only Men, Only Women, People with learning disabilities, People with physical disabilities, People experiencing mental health issues, Carers, People identifying as LGBTQ+, People from minority ethnic communities, Refugees and asylum seekers, People experiencing Unemployment, People affected by Domestic Abuse and Violence Emotional Wellbeing, Physical Activity, Citizenship/Community Development, Education and Personal Development, Environmental Protection or Improvement, Equality and Diversity, Health, Keeping Active and Involved, Mental Wellbeing, Play and Children's Activities, Relieving Poverty